Role of Vascular Ultrasound in the Evaluation of Liver Disease

Jennifer Swart, Sheila Sheth

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Abstract

In this article, the appearance of the normal hepatic vasculature is first described, followed by a review of the pathologic changes that can be observed with ultrasound in the setting of cirrhosis and portal hypertension, portal vein thrombosis, portal vein abnormalities and hepatic vein thrombosis, and Budd-Chiari syndrome. Finally, the contribution of color and duplex Doppler ultrasound in the evaluation of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts and liver transplantation is addressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)355-375
Number of pages21
JournalUltrasound Clinics
Volume2
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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